947 results for 1970

  • Immediate reactions in Otago to the movement for the abolition of the provincial government, 1874-1876

    Cowan, Linda M (1972)

    Other thesis
    University of Otago

    Physical description: 89 leaves ; 26 cm. A long essay submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Post graduate Diploma in Arts at the University Otago.

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  • Accounting for thinking with reference to the deaf

    Long, D. S. (1975)

    Masters thesis
    University of Canterbury Library

    Faced with an apparent conflict between two approaches to the teaching of deaf children : (i) that we should teach deaf children a language so that they can think, and (ii) that we should teach deaf children to think so that they can then acquire a language - I have examined the assumptions about thinking assumed by these two schools of thought. Reductionists hold that thinking is nothing but such things as inner speech (they identify thinking with its expression). Duplicationists argue that this is an inadequate explication of the concept of thinking (that it is only half the story) and they argue that thinking is something else as well as its expression. If successful Duplicationism becomes an objection to Reductionism. Unfortunately it results in an infinite regress. A third alternative account of thinking (Ryle's Adverbial account) regards thinking as an adverbial characterization: thinking is the way or circumstances in which we perform certain diverse and neutral (vis-a-vis thinking) activities. By such an account the elements of thinking which Duplicationists accuse Reductionist of ignoring become conditional dispositions. I argue that they should be regarded as categorical dispositional ascriptions. Additionally Ryle assumes a "process" account of thinking when in point of fact an "episodic" account is required. The thesis concludes by arguing that we need an ontology sufficiently large to take in all the aspects of thinking and that in turn this will generate not one precept but a matrix of precepts for the education of the deaf.

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  • Jurassic sediments at Chaslands mistake.

    Geary, Geoffrey Clive (1976)

    Undergraduate thesis
    University of Otago

    v, 34 leaves ; 30 cm. Includes bibliographical references. University of Otago department: Geology

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  • Aspects of uncertainty in private and public law

    Grant, Malcolm J. (1972)

    Masters thesis
    University of Otago

    xvi, 260, 6, 18, 10, 4, 21 leaves :ill. ; 30 cm. Includes bibliographical references. University of Otago department: Law.

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  • A study of a silver beech stand in the Silver Peaks State Forest

    Armstrong, Patricia (1979)

    Honours Dissertation thesis
    University of Otago

    20 leaves : ill., map ; 32 cm. Unpublished material. Research paper (B. Sc. (Hons.)) -- University of Otago, 1979.

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  • The Lotu and the Fa'asāmoa: church and society in Samoa, 1830-1880

    Crawford, Ronald James (1977)

    Post-doctoral thesis
    University of Otago

    Description: xiii, 455 leaves : maps ; 30 cm. Notes: Errata sheet mounted on fly-leaf. Appendices: I. L.M.S. - Wesleyan comity and Rev. P. Turner. -II. Denominational growth and growth of church membership. Bibliography: p.440-454.

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  • A city in transition : diversification in the social life of Dunedin, 1860-1864.

    McCarthy, M. P. (1977)

    Undergraduate thesis
    University of Otago

    iii, 133 leaves :ill., facsim. ; 30 cm. Bibliography: leaves 128-133.

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  • The report of the Chinese Immigration Committee, 1871 : with respect to some aspects of public opinion in Otago Province.

    Buckingham, Peter D. (1974)

    Other thesis
    University of Otago

    88 [2] leaves :illus., maps (1 fold. col. in pocket) ; 26 1/2 cm. Bibliography: p.[89]-[90]

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  • Aetiology of denture sore mouth : yeasts and oral hygiene.

    Burton, John FitzGerald (1971)

    Masters thesis
    University of Otago

    vii, 224 leaves :col. ill. ; 30 cm. Includes bibliographical references, discography and videography. Typescript.

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  • The Pounamu ultramafics : a study of metasomatism.

    Koons, Peter O. (1978)

    Masters thesis
    University of Otago

    181 leaves :ill. ; 30 cm. Includes bibliographical references. University of Otago department: Geology.

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  • Bryce v. Rusden : the vindication of a colony.

    Clendon, W. Ross (1973)

    Undergraduate thesis
    University of Otago

    PREFACE John Bryce was Minister of Native Affairs in New Zealand during the early 1880’s. Perhaps the first note-worthy point about him is his comparative obscurity, but when his name is recognised it is usually in connection with the leading role he played in the invasion of the Maori village of Parihaka in 1881. Later generations have come to regard that episode as cause for regret and even shame on the part of the Pakeha, and as evidence of the harshness and injustice which seems to have characterised so much of the colonists’ treatment of the Maoris. Some of Bryce’s contemporaries, especially those in England, also saw the Parihaka affair in this light, none more so than George William Rusden. His History of New Zealand, published in 1883, was a savage and lengthy indictment of the colony’s native policies over forty years, in particular of those policies pursued by John Bryce. Some of the aspersions made by Rusden against “the bully of Parihaka” were to result in the libel action of Bryce v. Rusden which was fought in London in 1886. When John Bryce sailed for England to vindicate his good name before a British judge and jury, he had behind him the moral support of his fellow colonists in New Zealand. They saw Bryce as being on a mission to defend not only his honour but also the honour of the colony as a whole; his cause was theirs also. This essay attempts to demonstrate the extent to which Bryce was regarded as a spokesman for all the colonists in New Zealand, and an effort has been made to determine just how successful he was in removing a stigma from the colony. It is also hoped that in the course of the essay some better understanding may be reached of John Bryce as a man and as a colonist and not merely as the plaintiff in the action. For, as both his detractors and his admirers would concede, John Bryce was a man who probably came closer than any of his political colleagues to typifying the ordinary colonist of his day. He was, in fact, the settler personified.

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  • The Cromwell quartz reef area 1865-85 : a geographical analysis of rise and decline.

    Crombie, Gary O. (1974)

    Masters thesis
    University of Otago

    199 leaves :ill. ; 30 cm. Includes bibliographical references. University of Otago department: Geography.

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  • Food and feeding behaviour of the Black-fronted tern, Chlidonias hybrida albostriatus.

    Lalas, Chris (1977)

    Masters thesis
    University of Otago

    x, 108 leaves :col. ill. ; 30 cm. Includes bibliographical references. Spine title: Feeding of Black-fronted terns. University of Otago department: Zoology.

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  • Attitudes in New Zealand to Scandinavian immigration, 1870-1876

    Grigg, A R (1973)

    Honours Dissertation thesis
    University of Otago

    Description: vi, 125 leaves ; 30 cm. Notes: Bibliography: l. 120-125.

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  • Geology of the Takitimu group and associated intrusive rocks, central Takitimu Mountains, western Southland, New Zealand

    Houghton, Bruce Frank (1977)

    Post-doctoral thesis
    University of Otago

    Description: 2 v. : illus. maps (in pocket) ; 30 cm. Notes: University of Otago department: Geology. Thesis (Ph.D. in geology) - University of Otago. Includes bibliography.

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  • Land adjacent to water : public and private rights and restrictions.

    Gordon, Roderick Ian (1978)

    Masters thesis
    University of Otago

    vi, 73 leaves ; 30 cm. Includes bibliographical references. University of Otago department: Law.

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  • Gel electrophoretic studies on the chromosome of bacteriophage T5

    Hayward, Gary Selwyn (1972)

    Post-doctoral thesis
    University of Otago

    Description: xvi, 137 leaves : illus. ; 28 cm. Notes: University of Otago department : Biochemistry. Thesis (Ph.D. in Biochemistry) - University of Otago. Bibliography: p.127-137.

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  • Performance measurement and optimization of an implementation of stage2 in B6700 algol

    Naguleswaran, M. (1977)

    Discussion / Working Papers
    University of Canterbury Library

    Program optimization is the process of changing the organization of a software systems so as to optimize resource utilization. When the program to be optimized is an application program rather than a systems program, the factors to be optimized are very much simplified and usually involves, in priority order i) CPU time ii) I/0 processor time iii) storage requirement This project involved making performance measurements on a particular software, namely STAGE2 macroprocessor and on the strength of the information thus gained, change the organization of the software so as to produce an optimal version.

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  • Palaeolimnological studies on Lake Maratoto, North Island, New Zealand

    Green, John D. (1979)


    University of Waikato

    The Middle Waikato (or Hamilton) Basin is a promising area for studies of the postglacial history of Northern New Zealand. The major geomorphological features of the basin were developed in the last 40,000 years, mainly by aggradation of the ancestral Waikato River (Mccraw 1967, Hume et al 1975) and in the process a number of peat bogs and small lakes were formed which now provide suitable locations for palaeoclimatic and palaeoecological investigations. Four pollen diagrams from peats in the area have been published (Harris 1963, McGlone et al 1978) which show similar features to diagrams from elsewhere in the North Island (McGlone and Topping 1979) but there have been no comparable studies of sediments from the lakes.

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  • Mycorrhizal status of rushes and sedges in New Zealand

    Powell, Conway Ll. (1973)

    Post-doctoral thesis
    University of Otago

    1. 18% of rush and sedge field samples were infected with endomycorrhizal fungi. 2. In pot experiments, rushes and sedges remained nonmycorrhizal in soils of Truog P ≤ 3.6 1 μg /ml, despite inoculation with rush and sedge mycorrhizas from the field and with known endogonaceous symbionts. 3. In poor soils, rushes and sedges made growth comparable with that of mycorrhizal Leptospermum scoparium and outgrew mycorrhizal Poa colensoi and achieved shoot P concentrations comparable to those which decreased mycorrhizal infection in Leptospermum and Poa. 4. Rushes and sedges achieved extensive root absorbing surface through a combination of high root productivity, large root length/root weight ratio, and long and persistent root hairs. 5. It is suggested that failure to form mycorrhizas is due to rapid P uptake by the extensive root absorbing surface resulting in high plant P concentrations early in seedling growth, inhibitory to mycorrhizal fungi.

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